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International Journal of Educational Telecommunications

2001 Volume 7, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Beyond Threaded Discourse

    James Hewitt, University of Toronto, Canada

    The educational potential of asynchronous, computer-mediated conferencing is well documented. Opportunities for increased group interaction, more equitable communication patterns, higher degrees of... More

    pp. 207-221

  2. The Principle of Vicarious Interaction in Computer-Mediated Communications

    Leah A. Sutton, Arizona State University, United States

    Prior research has identified four kinds of interaction that affect the learning process in distance education (Hillman, Willis, & Gunawardena, 1994; Moore, 1989). This article defines,... More

    pp. 223-242

  3. The Development of a Distance Learning Policy

    Marion Ben-Jacob, Mercy College, United States

    This century will see the increase in popularity of distance learning programs because of the added opportunity they provide to people to further their education. As such, it behooves colleges and ... More

    pp. 243-249

  4. Viewing Online Learning through the Lens of Perspective Transformation

    Angela Benson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States; Talmadge Guy & Julie Tallman, University of Georgia, United States

    The purpose of this collective qualitative case study was: (a) to describe the learning perspectives of students enrolled in two online graduate-level library media courses, and (b) to explore the ... More

    pp. 251-269

  5. The Educational MOO—User Profile

    Oren Avigail, Mioduser David & Yankelevsky Orly, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

    This article attempts to investigate the social and educational potential of the Multi User Dimension Object Oriented (MOO) environment, with emphasis on the educational MOO. This is accomplished... More

    pp. 271-292

  6. Paradigms and Frames for R&D in Distance Education: Toward Collaborative Electronic Learning

    Walter Heinecke, University of Virginia, United States; Kara Dawson, University of Florida, United States; Jerry Willis, Iowa State University, United States

    This article investigates the relationship between paradigms of teaching and learning and models of distance education. The underlying premise of this article is that fundamental beliefs about the ... More

    pp. 293-322